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other, matt zelar and jan ishwary were in afghanistan, fighting side by side against the taliban. >> i had a brother here to fight for me. i was thinking i could make it. >> reporter: for zelar, it was a fight for shinwari's life. he became a marked man after the two were caught in a taliban ambush in eastern afghanistan. >> we saw the first truck was blown up by i.e.d. and i saw later that he was away from the other unit and they kept shooting. against the taliban. >> reporter: zelar said that's when shinwary shot and killed two insurgents sneaking behind them. >> he saved my life. >> and he saved my life. >> well, we're even. >> reporter: zelar made a promise to a man he says became like a brother to him all those years ago on the front lines. >> he told me one day he would bring me home. and united states is my home. >> reporter: by all accounts, afghans who serve alongside, would kill insurgents to save americans are now under dire threat from taliban retribution. >> when i was in taliban, a huge part of my life, i thought i would get killed. >> reporter: after years of waiting, he
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